Cartridge

Object Number: 
1923.111a
Date: 
1855-1865
Medium: 
Lead, paper, cotton, gunpowder
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 5/8 in. ( 7.3 x 1.6 cm )
Description: 
Lead, paper, and cotton cartridge; conical lead minie bullet and black gunpowder charge contained inside brown paper wrapping tied with cotton string at front end.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group